United Nations Expert Mechanism on Rights of Indigenous Peoples Report: Free, prior and informed consent: a human-rights based approach

In August 2018, the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“EMRIP”) presented a study on free, prior and informed consent through the context of human rights to the United Nations General Assembly. This study was conducted pursuant to

2020 World Indigenous Peoples Day Interview with Walter Echo-Hawk

Since 1995, the United Nations has designated August 9th as the annual International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day marks an occasion to celebrate, raise awareness about, and help to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples

EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

This study outlines international and regional standards on indigenous peoples’ rights to language and culture, describes the relationship between indigenous cultures and languages to their self-determination and rights to their lands, territories and resources and analyses indigenous peoples’ languages and